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Southwestern Indian jewelry

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Abbeville Press,
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Spectacular photographs of the breathtaking beautiful objects and sensitive portraits of the artists combine with an insightful, informative text to capture the spirit of this work and the vital cultures from which it springs. This ground-breaking volume opens by surveying the vividly colored necklaces, earrings, and pins made in shell and stone from prehistoric times to the present, particularly in the Santo Domingo and Zuni pueblos. The focus then shifts to the much-admired and avidly collected work in silver -- often set with turquoise and other stones -- by Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni artists. The book culminates in an exploration of striking contemporary work in which many artists have adapted traditional approaches to create original designs. A collector's guide offers invaluable advice as well as an illustrated glossary of materials, techniques, objects, and designs. A nationwide directory of sources concludes the book.
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full_title southwestern indian jewelry
author cirillo dexter
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lastUpdate 2018-04-18 04:18:10AM

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auth_author2 Monteaux, Michel., Northup, Stephen.
author Cirillo, Dexter.
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subject_facet Indians of North America -- Jewelry -- Southwest, New
title_display Southwestern Indian jewelry
title_full Southwestern Indian jewelry / Dexter Cirillo ; photographs of jewelry by Michel Monteaux ; portraits of artists by Stephen Northup
title_short Southwestern Indian jewelry
topic_facet Indians of North America, Jewelry